Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 434 435
Rank change year-on-year +86 +1 +109
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 197 104 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 140 81 151
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% -3.33%
10th Percentile £36,025 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,476 25,916 32,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.48% 89.24% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,880 21,337 26,923
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £70,705 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +60 95 £50,000 -20.00% 8
Berkshire +47 76 £52,500 +2.44% 4
Surrey +40 45 £46,000 -1.08% 3
West Sussex +10 26 £43,750 -6.91% 1
Kent +24 17 £38,750 -13.89% 5
Oxfordshire - 15 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -20 11 £97,000 +142.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £47,500 -25.78% 3
East Sussex -25 3 £77,500 +24.00% 2
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 74 (37.56%) Finance
2 65 (32.99%) SQL
3 61 (30.96%) Degree
4 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (22.84%) Information Security
6 44 (22.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
8 37 (18.78%) Data Modelling
8 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (18.27%) PCI DSS
10 35 (17.77%) SQL Server
11 33 (16.75%) SAP
11 33 (16.75%) ITIL
11 33 (16.75%) Analytics
12 31 (15.74%) Telecoms
13 30 (15.23%) CISSP
13 30 (15.23%) Big Data
13 30 (15.23%) DevOps
14 29 (14.72%) Data Engineering
14 29 (14.72%) Data Science
15 28 (14.21%) Management Information System
16 27 (13.71%) CISM
17 26 (13.20%) Data Management
17 26 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (13.20%) Oracle
17 26 (13.20%) Java
17 26 (13.20%) Python
18 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (11.68%) Windows
19 23 (11.68%) Kafka

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.11%) Apache
1 14 (7.11%) Apache Spark
1 14 (7.11%) SAS
2 13 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.57%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.52%) JBoss
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.55%) SaaS
4 5 (2.54%) IaaS
4 5 (2.54%) PaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.02%) Office 365
6 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.64%) Firewall
1 19 (9.64%) Network Security
2 11 (5.58%) DNS
2 11 (5.58%) VPN
3 10 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.55%) VLAN
6 6 (3.05%) Ethernet
6 6 (3.05%) HTTP
6 6 (3.05%) LAN
6 6 (3.05%) WAN
7 5 (2.54%) DMZ
7 5 (2.54%) MPLS
7 5 (2.54%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.54%) VPLS
7 5 (2.54%) Wireless
7 5 (2.54%) WLAN
8 4 (2.03%) VoIP
8 4 (2.03%) Wireless Security
9 2 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.23%) Big Data
3 20 (10.15%) Power BI
4 18 (9.14%) SAP BW
5 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.61%) RDBMS
7 14 (7.11%) Apache Hive
7 14 (7.11%) Hadoop
7 14 (7.11%) SAP HANA
7 14 (7.11%) Text Mining
8 13 (6.60%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.03%) MySQL
12 4 (2.03%) OLAP
12 4 (2.03%) OLTP
12 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (6.60%) JUnit
2 11 (5.58%) Eclipse
2 11 (5.58%) IntelliJ
3 9 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.54%) Ant
4 5 (2.54%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.54%) NUnit
5 4 (2.03%) ERwin
5 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.03%) Maven
5 4 (2.03%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.52%) Burp Suite
6 3 (1.52%) Metasploit
7 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 74 (37.56%) Finance
2 31 (15.74%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.14%) Legal
3 18 (9.14%) Retail
4 7 (3.55%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (30.46%) Analyst
2 24 (12.18%) Systems Analyst
3 22 (11.17%) Developer
4 18 (9.14%) Security Analyst
5 16 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.12%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.61%) Data Engineer
7 14 (7.11%) Data Scientist
7 14 (7.11%) Security Officer
8 13 (6.60%) Architect
8 13 (6.60%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Technical Analyst
9 12 (6.09%) Technical Business Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) Financial Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Information Manager
11 8 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.68%) Kafka
2 20 (10.15%) .NET
3 16 (8.12%) Web Services
4 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.11%) D3.js
5 14 (7.11%) ggplot
5 14 (7.11%) Spring
6 13 (6.60%) RESTful
7 11 (5.58%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.57%) Guice
8 9 (4.57%) JAX-RS
8 9 (4.57%) Spring MVC
9 7 (3.55%) JSON
9 7 (3.55%) REST
9 7 (3.55%) SOAP
9 7 (3.55%) XML
10 5 (2.54%) Django
11 3 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.63%) Computer Science
4 16 (8.12%) Virtual Team
5 15 (7.61%) FMCG
6 14 (7.11%) Algorithms
6 14 (7.11%) Social Network
7 10 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (4.06%) Cyberattack
9 7 (3.55%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (3.55%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.02%) Life Science
12 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Windows
2 20 (10.15%) Linux
3 15 (7.61%) Unix
4 8 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.52%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) Information Security
2 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.78%) Data Modelling
3 33 (16.75%) Analytics
3 33 (16.75%) ITIL
4 30 (15.23%) DevOps
5 29 (14.72%) Data Engineering
5 29 (14.72%) Data Science
6 26 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (13.20%) Data Management
7 23 (11.68%) Data Integration
8 22 (11.17%) Mathematics
9 20 (10.15%) Data Analysis
9 20 (10.15%) Decision-Making
9 20 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.15%) Risk Management
10 19 (9.64%) Data Protection
10 19 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (9.14%) Data Visualisation
11 18 (9.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.99%) SQL
2 26 (13.20%) Java
2 26 (13.20%) Python
3 17 (8.63%) C#
4 16 (8.12%) Java 8
5 15 (7.61%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.11%) R
7 13 (6.60%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.03%) C
11 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) C++
12 2 (1.02%) Go
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
12 2 (1.02%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (30.96%) Degree
2 30 (15.23%) CISSP
3 27 (13.71%) CISM
4 14 (7.11%) CISA
5 10 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.55%) CCIE
6 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.05%) CCNA
8 5 (2.54%) CCNP
8 5 (2.54%) PCI QSA
9 4 (2.03%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.52%) CEH
10 3 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (1.02%) CCSP
11 2 (1.02%) MCSA
11 2 (1.02%) MCSE
11 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (18.27%) PCI DSS
3 22 (11.17%) GDPR
4 10 (5.08%) SLA
5 8 (4.06%) Data Quality
6 6 (3.05%) QA
7 5 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.03%) RMADS
9 3 (1.52%) PA-DSS
10 2 (1.02%) COBIT
10 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.51%) GPG13
11 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.06%) Docker
2 5 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.03%) iptables
4 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (4.57%) Kibana
3 4 (2.03%) Puppet
3 4 (2.03%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.02%) QRadar
5 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.75%) SAP
3 26 (13.20%) Oracle
4 15 (7.61%) Tableau
5 11 (5.58%) Cisco
6 8 (4.06%) Sage
6 8 (4.06%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.55%) F5
8 6 (3.05%) VMware
9 5 (2.54%) Aquila
9 5 (2.54%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.54%) Capita
9 5 (2.54%) Citrix
9 5 (2.54%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.54%) Zscaler
10 3 (1.52%) Juniper
10 3 (1.52%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.02%) Google
11 2 (1.02%) Splunk